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Old 01-29-2012, 02:43 PM   #1
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Project 'beo

The looks just agree with me. I pulled the trigger and bought SikDmax's project 150. Hope I can get it running without alot of intense work. Delivery day and SikDmax has got a nice recovery vehicle!



The drop down holds his ramp.







Wish me luck.
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Old 01-29-2012, 07:00 PM   #2
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Sounds fun and good luck! Let us know how it goes!
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Old 01-30-2012, 06:49 PM   #3
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Good luck with that 'Beo. Did you get the rest of it, like in plastics?

I got a nice stable of bikes, but for a quick local ride; my Scarabeo really puts a smile on my face.
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Old 01-31-2012, 05:11 AM   #4
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Thanks guys. Yep, got all the plastics. I could use a service manual if anyone knows of one floating around. Are the mirrors standard 10mm ones? I'm sure I'll have alot of other questions.
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Old 01-31-2012, 05:56 PM   #5
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Well, looks like really bad news.







Anybody have a good engine laying around?
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Old 01-31-2012, 07:50 PM   #6
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Holy hell!That engine had some issues.
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Old 01-31-2012, 08:15 PM   #7
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Guess I should not buy sight unseen. Oh well, have gotten lucky in the past. Looks like it may be an ebay scoot. Too bad as it's a pretty clean bike.
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Old 01-31-2012, 08:50 PM   #8
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what in the fck happened to that
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Old 02-01-2012, 04:54 AM   #9
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Old 02-01-2012, 09:59 AM   #10
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If I were to hazard a guess, I would have to say it was killed through lack of maintenance...

The engine is rebuildable though; looks like a complete head, cylinder, piston, and crank assembly. Hey, I never said it would be cheap!
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Old 02-01-2012, 05:39 PM   #11
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If I were to hazard a guess, I would have to say it was killed through lack of maintenance...

The engine is rebuildable though; looks like a complete head, cylinder, piston, and crank assembly. Hey, I never said it would be cheap!
I'll be checking on prices for these, will update as it happens. Some hopping up isn't out of the question either.
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Old 02-03-2012, 05:13 PM   #12
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Took the cylinder off yesterday, wow!






I only took a quick look into the carb and didn't notice the carb slide missing.
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Old 02-04-2012, 10:42 PM   #13
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Holy shit!

WTF happened to that thing?

I'd say it ain't worth even trying unless you can find a decent used engine.
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Old 02-05-2012, 06:48 AM   #14
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Holy shit!

WTF happened to that thing?

I'd say it ain't worth even trying unless you can find a decent used engine.
That's the plan. A new engine from Scuderia is close to $1700. May as well get another one for that. I think a used one will be cheaper than getting all the parts to get this one running.
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Old 02-05-2012, 11:06 AM   #15
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That's the plan. A new engine from Scuderia is close to $1700. May as well get another one for that. I think a used one will be cheaper than getting all the parts to get this one running.

Thats not tooo bad. A little more than its worth though I think.

But, if you can find a decent priced used engine, why not? I here this is a pretty good scooter, can do 70-75 MPH I here.
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